Codakia (Codakia) orbicularis Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Codakia orbicularis, Venus orbicularis

Belongs to Codakia (Codakia) according to C. L. Powell 2008

See also Cox et al. 1969 and Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Codakia (Codakia) lomonea, Codakia (Codakia) spinulosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Bermuda (3), Cayman Islands (4), Colombia (1), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (7), Jamaica (2), United States (9: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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